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The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

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As it worked its way across the globe, the influenza virus of 1918 gave little warning to its victims that a visitation was at hand. One day, their communities were free from the affliction; on the next, their lives were … Continue reading → As it worked its way across the globe, the influenza virus of 1918 gave little warning to its victims that a visitation was at hand. One day, their communities were free from the affliction; on the next, their lives were … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Aftermath | Body and Mind | Body and Mind | Teaching | Teaching

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The First World War in History The First World War in History

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This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading → This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Aftermath | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | The Memory of War | The Memory of War | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 320 (Political science) | 320 (Political science) | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Blogs | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UD (Infantry) | UD (Infantry) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Poppies and the politics of remembrance.

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With the 100th anniversary of the war drawing ever closer now and having entered November I wanted to use this post to discuss the modern memorial process of the war. To be clear from the start this isn’t intended to … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Continuations or New Beginnings? Changing attitudes to the First World War

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“I adore war. It’s like a big picnic without the objectlessness of a picnic. I have never been so well or so happy . . . Here we are in the burning centre of it all, and I would not … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | The Memory of War

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‘Surplus Women’: a legacy of World War One?

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More than 700,000 British men were killed during World War One. This tragic loss of life affected the lives of young women in 1920s Britain. Virginia Nicholson has discussed in her 2007 book, Singled Out, the difficulties of unmarried women … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Unconventional Soldiers | 610 (Medical Sciences) | 900 (History & geography) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services) | 900 (History & geography)

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Influenza pandemic and its relation to World War I The 'Spanish' Influenza pandemic and its relation to World War I

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A world-wide epidemic caused by influenza viruses led to between 50 and 100 million deaths in 1918 and 1919 (as much as 1 of every 18 people). Because neutral Spain was not censoring news it became associated with Spain but … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Teaching | 355 (Military science) | 610 (Medical Sciences) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Global Views | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | Simulations | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

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Mapping the Impact of the Great War

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[This post can be used in conjunction with the resources outlined in Commonwealth Cemeteries of World War I.] The Great War as it was known, the First World War or WWI as it is referred to today, was a world … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | From Space to Place | Teaching | The Memory of War | 900 (History & geography) | 912 (Graphic representations of earth) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Global Views | Interactive Maps | U (Military Science) | 900 (History & geography)

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Commonwealth Cemeteries of World War I

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With the help of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) we have produced a set of resources to visualise the Commonwealth cemeteries, burial plots and memorials across the globe for those who lost their lives as a result of World … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | From Space to Place | Teaching | The Memory of War | 900 (History & geography) | Global Views | Interactive Maps | 900 (History & geography)

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Politics of Sport: The 1920 Olympic Games

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The sixth Olympic Games were due to be held in Berlin in 1916. As the war raged on across the globe, an event that traditionally promoted peace and tolerance looked impossible. The majority of the Olympic athletes were from an … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | 320 (Political science) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 796 (Athletic & outdoor sports & games) | Blogs | GV (Recreation. Leisure) | J (Political Science) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 796 (Athletic & outdoor sports & games)

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The Growing Interest in Spiritualism during and after WW1 ?A solace to a tortured world?? - The Growing Interest in Spiritualism during and after WW1

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In the 21st century, how many of us believe in ghosts? Is commune with the dead now confined to the pages of teenage fiction and mass market horror? Or could we, as a society, once more turn to spiritualism in … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | 200 (Religion) | B (Philosophy Psychology Religion) | Bereavement | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality)

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Spiritualism in Australia and the Great War

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I was interested to read Suzanne Grogan?s post about the largely unacknowledged, and certainly incompletely explored question of spiritualism in the Great War. As in so many aspects of the war, Robert Graves?s Goodbye to All That alerted me forty-odd … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | 200 (Religion) | B (Philosophy Psychology Religion)

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Basket Case

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It is, without a doubt an offensive phrase. In its modern meaning, it is applied to someone who appears frazzled or mentally unstable; incapable of proper action due to emotional stress. The phrase itself is supposedly linked to the First … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | 610 (Medical Sciences) | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

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s Ministry Men Lloyd George's Ministry Men

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On 24 November 1918, Prime Minister David Lloyd George gave a speech in Wolverhampton. The Armistice two weeks earlier meant he was ‘the man who won the war’. Yet still, he told them: ‘the work is not over yet – … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | 320 (Political science) | 610 (Medical Sciences) | J (Political Science) | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | ww1

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?1941) ? Oxford historian. Participant and chronicler of the Great War C R M F Cruttwell (1887?1941) ? Oxford historian. Participant and chronicler of the Great War

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Charles Robert Mowbray Fraser Crutwell was an Oxford historian and academic. During the war, he served in Belgium and France until he was declared unfit for general service, and recommended for light duties at home. After the war, he returned … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Unconventional Soldiers | author | history | Oxford

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